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OracleClientFactory.CreateConnection Method

Returns a strongly typed DbConnection instance.

Namespace:  System.Data.OracleClient
Assembly:  System.Data.OracleClient (in System.Data.OracleClient.dll)

Public Overrides Function CreateConnection As DbConnection

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Common.DbConnection
A new strongly typed instance of DbConnection.

The following code fragment returns a strongly typed DbConnection instance.

[Visual Basic]

Dim newFactory As OracleClientFactory = OracleClientFactory.Instance
Dim connection As DbConnection = newFactory.CreateConnection()


OracleClientFactory newFactory = OracleClientFactory.Instance;
DbConnection connection = newFactory.CreateConnection();

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.